Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Celaya in Municipality of Celaya, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Miguel Hidalgo in Celaya

 
 
Miguel Hidalgo in Celaya Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 28, 2017
1. Miguel Hidalgo in Celaya Marker
The marker is high on a corridor and somewhat difficult to see.
Inscription.
La Agrupacion
"Miguel Hidalgo"
conmemora con esta lapida
el centenario de la estancia
en este edificio del venerable
Padre de la Patria.
Celaya, 21 de septiembre de 1910.


English translation:
The “Miguel Hidalgo” Group
commemorates with this marker
the 100th anniversary of the stay of the venerable “Father of the Nation” in this building.
Celaya, September 21, 1910

 
Erected 1910 by La Agrupación "Miguel Hidalgo".
 
Location. 20° 31.284′ N, 100° 48.855′ W. Marker is in Celaya, Guanajuato, in Municipality of Celaya. Marker is on Calle Miguel Hidalgo just east of Calle Zaragoza, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Calle Miguel Hidalgo 108B, Celaya, Guanajuato 38000, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Temple of Saint Augustine (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Ex-Convent of the Temple of Saint Augustine (about 120 meters away); The Temple and Ex-convent of Our Lady of Carmen (about 210 meters away); Celaya's Water Tower
Miguel Hidalgo in Celaya Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 28, 2017
2. Miguel Hidalgo in Celaya Marker
The marker is seen here outside of a cell phone store.
(about 210 meters away); Independence Column of Celaya (about 240 meters away); The First Franciscans in Celaya (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); The Temple of Saint Francis (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Celaya.
 
Regarding Miguel Hidalgo in Celaya. Miguel Hidalgo and his growing Insurgent forces entered Celaya without opposition on September 21, 1810. Hidalgo here was named Commander in General of the Insurgents and Allende as their Lieutentant General. The next day they left for Guanajuato.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWars, Non-US
 
Miguel Hidalgo in Celaya Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 28, 2017
3. Miguel Hidalgo in Celaya Marker
The marker is almost directly behind the fountain, underneath the corridor in the distance. During Hidalgo's stay the building was an inn known as the Mesón de Guadalupe.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 16, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 16, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 16, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
Paid Advertisement